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Always Hungry Overweight Toddler
Ever since i got the contraceptive injection my appetite has increased a huge amount! i'm always hungry! how to stop this before i become overweight?
Well, the Depo: Provera is known for weight gain, not necessarily increasing appetite. The injection has made u stop making estrogen from ovaries.This has a subtle effect on certain brain cells, can affect mood which can then affect reward. Try replacing estrogen with low dose estradiol. I would try that first. Topirimate at 50 mg is for migraines but may have an impact. Is sleep wake is off, may b more 2it? ...Read more
Nearly two-thirds of the United States population is overweight. There are many ways to determine if a person is overweight, but experts believe that a person's body mass index (BMI) is the best way to assess an adult's weight in relation to their height. * A BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 is considered normal. * Adults with a BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered overweight. There are exceptions. For example, an athlete may have a higher BMI but not be overweight. * Adults with a BMI greater than 30 are considered obese. * Adults with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 are considered extremely obese. * Anyone more than 100 pounds overweight is considered morbidly obese. A person with a high BMI may have a normal amount of body fat is they have ...Read more
I can't seem to lose weight. I'm 5'4". 190. I run/walk 3 miles a day. Tried lowering my calories and eating better. Still always hungry and overweight?
I take methylpredisolone and i'm always hungry. I'm over weight 245lbs 5"5. What can I do to stop hunger or at least control it?
Stop the methylpred: The steroid is making you hungry and it is difficult to stop those effects without stopping the drug. ...Read more
I'm 155 lbs, 5"6'. Almost over weight. I'm almost always hungry. I try to work out very week. What's an over-the-counter food supresent? Always hungry
Hungry: Go on-line to nuval.Com and you may be surprised regarding the value of more than 100 different foods. ...Read more
Fiber is the key: Eating good amnount of fiber in ur meals and staying occupeid with other activities will help you i fur will power does not. The best way to lsoing wieght is ot not feel hungry so when u do eat u have to eat the right foods. Inclusde a lot of vegeies in ur diet and whole grain foods. This should help. ...Read more
Limit intake: Infants and toddlers can be voracious eaters. This is instinctual but can be controlled by the parents. Discuss with your pediatrician nutritious alternatives lower in calories that will "fill" the child up but not contribute to caloric intake. Parents have total control of what a toddler eats but need to regulate this and not let the child dominate their thinking. ...Read more
Carrots or celery: The answer to the question may lie in what your body mass index is, it may be that your body needs more calories, in which case try some warm milk with honey. If on the other hand you are overweight it is not good to eat late, you will have to try carrot sticks, celery or perhaps brocoli. Either way try not to eat within an hour of going to bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obesity: You're probably overweight and if you eat less than you burn off, so that you will love weight, you will not be full and you will be hungry. That's your body's way of telling you you're losing weight. It's not harmful or dangerous and the feeling generally lessen as your body gets used to the lower intake. If you eat when hungry, you'll never lose weight. ...Read more
Im female, i'm always tired, putting on weight, drinking water like crazy, always hungry, sometimes my vision goes weird, mood swings, and dizziness. Help!
Normal blood sugar?: It would help if you started off saying that you'd been to the doctor where they took a careful history, performed a careful/thorough physical exam, ordered lab tests... And found nothing abnormal! then we could look at "stress" and psychological issues... But there are many endocrine conditions that can lead to your symptoms and they must be eliminated from the list of possibilities first! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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